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This news item is part of the weekly top 5 news bulletin (from Week 4, Jun 2033) specially packaged for leaders of Nonprofits, Churches, and Faith-based Social Ventures. 

Meta Launches VoiceBox AI Model; Lowers Age Requirement for Quest VR

Meta AI team announced the launch of a new tool called Voice Box, which is a text to audio generative AI tool. Though there are lots of AI tools that does similar work, the difference is this tool, Meta says, does not require training and can start with a raw audio. And the tool also has interesting features like speech synthesis across six languages. So it is multilingual. Performs noise removal. And it can edit content. And transfer audio styles. Of course, realizing that this is a potential tool for deep fakes, Meta says that it is not yet launching this publicly. Meta also announced that they are lowering the age limit for creating a Meta Quest VR account. They say that children between 10 and 12years old can create an account through their parent managed profile. This could be an important news for you if you are in any kind of youth or teens ministry.

Here is the full list of the Top 5 News Items from Week 4, Jun 2033 with source links from Meta, Google, ChatGPT, Benz, AI, Web3.

🗞️ News 1: Meta Launches VoiceBox AI Model; Lowers Age Requirement for Quest VR   

Source: Meta | Quest VR

🗞️ News 2: Google Shuts Down its Domains Business & Sells Assets to Squarespace   

Source: PR Newswire

🗞️ News 3: US Confirms Multiple Federal Agencies Affected by MOVEit Cyberattack  

Source: TechCrunch

🗞️ News 4: Mercedes-Benz Brings ChatGPT Inside Cars in Partnership with Microsoft      

Source: Mercedes-Benz

🗞️ News 5: [Web3] Bank of England & BIS Release New Report With ‘BritCoin’ Updates 

Source: CoinTelegraph | PDF Report

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